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Language & Literature - Adjunct Instructor (2023-2024 Applicant Pool)

Company: Carey
Location: Hattiesburg
Posted on: September 8, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary

The primary duty of an adjunct instructor is teaching courses at the university level.Teaching includes not only classroom contact hours, but also grading, class preparation and digitally mediated learning; which can encompass answering student e-mails, managing online discussions or teaching blended or electronically-delivered courses.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teaching graduate and undergraduate students in a specific field of expertise
  • Managing the class syllabus and ensuring that lessons meet department and college standards
  • Planning and creating lectures, in-class discussions, and assignments
  • Utilizing a variety of instructional strategies in order to engage students, including cooperative and experiential learning
  • Grading assigned papers, quizzes, and exams
  • Assessing grades for students based on participation, performance in class, assignments, and examinations
  • Reporting student learning outcomes, class reviews, and analyzing student data
  • Maintaining records of student attendance, involvement, and progress
  • Collaborating with colleagues on course curriculum when appropriate
  • Advising students on how to be successful in class
  • Staying updated on innovations and changes within their course field and with related technology

    Required Qualifications

    • Master's/Doctorate in field to be taught
    • Clear communication skills
    • Ability to teach with ample real-world experience
    • Ability to show confidence teaching and presenting to a class
    • Technologically savvy: can utilize email, different online learning systems, and other ways to communicate with students
    • Passionate about specific academic fields and education in general
    • Clear understanding of curriculum design, pedagogy, and learning outcome alignment

      Preferred Qualifications

      • Experience teaching in the classroom

        Physical Demands

        • Must possess the physical ability to actively facilitate student learning in the classroom for extended period of times
        • Must have vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone
        • Must have the ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time

          Required Application Documents

          Please upload the following documents with your application:

          • Resume or CV
          • Cover Letter

Keywords: Carey, Hattiesburg , Language & Literature - Adjunct Instructor (2023-2024 Applicant Pool), Education / Teaching , Hattiesburg, Mississippi

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